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The 22nd Los Alamos Dynamics Summer School

The next school will be held June 7 – August 13, 2021.  It will be held in a remote mode if COVID-19 prohibits in-person participation.


  • Institute Director
  • Charles Farrar
  • (505) 665-0860
  • Email
  • Program Administrator
  • Ellie Vigil
  • (505) 667-2818
  • Email
  • Institute Administrator
  • Yvonne John
  • (505) 412-9518
  • Email

How to Apply

Students should complete our online application HERE. As part of the application you will need to submit the following:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. 1-page cover letter describing your interest in this summer school and multi-disciplinary cyber-physical dynamic systems research as well as your near term (1-3 year) academic and professional goals
  3. Complete Transcripts (Unofficial is fine. Please mark out any personal identifying information such as address, SSN, DOB, etc.)
  4. One letter of recommendation - will be requested through the application system
  5. OPTIONAL – Demographic self-identification forms (pdf)

Important Dates

Applications accepted beginning: October 1, 2020
Applications due by: January 11, 2021, 7:00am
Acceptance notifications sent: January 22, 2021

Early Acceptance

We are offering an opportunity for outstanding students to receive an early decision on their acceptance.  If you are interested, there is an opportunity to request early acceptance at the end of the application form.

Inquiries and Other Correspondence

All inquiries should be sent to ladss@lanl.gov. This the preferred address is for all correspondence.

Note: The Los Alamos Dynamics Summer School can accommodate a late start for students attending schools on the Quarter System who will not be available by June 7. We’ll work with you to determine a start date that will work.